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Dubai holiday – a 5-day plan | Focus

Dubai holiday - a 5-day plan | Focus

Dubai is an incredible city with such a lot of money invested in it that tourists here bring their most challenging, at times insane, but cutting-edge wishes and projects to life. How can you clarify a ski resort and a monster aquarium in the Middle Eastern desert, the construction of the world’s tallest skyscraper, the […]

Nakheel to welcome UAE Tour to Dubai on Friday | News

Nakheel to welcome UAE Tour to Dubai on Friday | News

Three of most iconic master developments from Nakheel will proudly host the best cyclists in the world on Friday as the UAE Tour enters its final stages. The Dubai Stage, day six of the event, begins at Deira Islands, the new, 15.3 square kilometre waterfront city at Deira, passes through the inland waterside community of […]

Beck to showcase culinary talents at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah | News

Beck to showcase culinary talents at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah | News

Heinz Beck, famous as the head chef of three Michelin-starred La Pergola in Rome, will be in Dubai next month for a series of pop-up culinary events. From March 1st-4th the award-winning chef will host a series of limited-edition dinners at Social by Heinz Beck, Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah. Social by Heinz Beck has […]

Expo 2020 Dubai to host online seminar | News

Expo 2020 Dubai to host online seminar | News

Expo 2020 Dubai will continue its pre-event programme with Expo Talks: Travel and Connectivity. A series of panel discussions and talks, the event will explore digital connectivity as a universal human right and connectivity across key sectors such as mobility, transport and logistics, governance, and education and travel. Live-streamed on Tuesday, February 16th, between 10.30-1600GST, […]

Dubai cuts hospitality options as Covid-19 cases rise | News

Dubai cuts hospitality options as Covid-19 cases rise | News

Dubai has announced a new set of measures designed to slow the rising number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the emirate. Coming into force today, the new rules will remain in place until the end of the month. The United Arab Emirates as a whole is currently seeing around 3,000 daily cases Covid-19, up from […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Sumathi Ramanathan, director, destination marketing, Expo 2020 Dubai | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Sumathi Ramanathan, director, destination marketing, Expo 2020 Dubai | Focus

When I spoke to Sumathi Ramanathan, director of destination marketing for Expo 2020 Dubai, in April last year, the rapid spread of Covid-19 had already thrown the event into doubt. A one-year delay was duly confirmed by the Bureau International des Expositions in May, with the show now set to open in October this year. […]

BTN interview: Leonardo Baiocchi, general manager, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach | Focus

BTN interview: Leonardo Baiocchi, general manager, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach | Focus

Leonardo Baiocchi, general manager, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach chats to Katie Jensen about the prestigious World Travel Awards titles Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach has been honoured with the title of World’s Leading Luxury Resort at the prestigious World Travel Awards. The title is in addition to the recognition as […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Benjamin Ackhurst, hotel manager, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Benjamin Ackhurst, hotel manager, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai | Focus

Katie Jensen speaks to Benjamin Ackhurst, hotel manager at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai, about recognition by the World Travel Awards Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai, has been celebrating its recognition by voters at the prestigious World Travel Awards. Having opened just under two years ago, the top property has been honoured with the titles of World’s […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Christophe Schnyder, general manager, Sofitel Dubai the Palm Resort | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Christophe Schnyder, general manager, Sofitel Dubai the Palm Resort | Focus

Katie Jensen speaks to Christophe Schnyder from Sofitel Dubai the Palm Resort about winning at the World Travel Awards Sofitel Dubai the Palm Resort & Spa has scooped a number of top titles at the World Travel Awards. Situated on the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, general manager Christophe Schnyder told Breaking Travel News the trophies […]

Scotland removes Dubai from quarantine-free list | News

Scotland removes Dubai from quarantine-free list | News

Dubai has been removed from the safe travel list by the Scottish government. Authorities said the move was due to a rise in the number of returning passengers testing positive with Covid-19. The United Arab Emirates’ tourism capital, however, remains on the England safe list, meaning returning guests currently do not have to quarantine . […]

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